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Basic Income For Canadians

From the Covid-19 Emergency to Financial Security for All

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of providing a basic income to everyone in Canada who needs it was already gaining broad support. Then, in response to a crisis that threatened to put … 258 View

Field Excercises

How Veterans are Healing Themselves Through Farming and Outdoor Activities

There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and … 242 View

Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

Medicare

Facts, Myths, Problems & Promise

Most health care professionals are committed to the principles of medicare, and so are most other Canadians. Yet everyone recognizes that the health care system has serious problems, and often … ; View

Out Loud

Essays on Mental Illness, Stigma & Recovery

Out Loud is a collection of more than fifty essays by people affected by mental illness. There are essays by those who have experienced mental illness themselves, by family and friends, by … 240 View

Secret Life of Your Microbiome

Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome presents a revolutionary new paradigm, backed by vast science; we’re deeply connected to the biodiversity of nature through our microbiomes — the … ; 387 View
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Health of the Population

From: Health and Wealth

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A discussion of Canadian policies and pracices around the promotion of a healthy population in Canada in the 1990s, with context on activities elsewhere in the developed world in the same time period. 22 $2.20 Add
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Introduction

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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The introduction provides an overview of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic how it may play a role in the adoption of basic income. 6 $0.60 Add
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A Meeting of Hearts, Minds and Microbiomes

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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For centuries, humans have seen nature as something we must dominate, conquer, and tame, progressively eroding the natural resilience of ecosystems, with the loss of many species more vulnerable … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 8 $0.80 Add
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From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 Add
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From: Medicare

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Gives a definition of Medicare so as to pinpoint the difference between the term in Canada and the US, a brief history of Medicare in Canada, outlines the conference in 2007 that led to this book. ; 7 $0.70 Add
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A Guaranteed Livable Income for Canadians

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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This chapter provides an outline of what basic income is. 27 $2.70 Add
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Inequalities in Health

From: Health and Wealth

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An overview of the health of the Canadian population in the late 1990s, and the impact on health of income, education, poverty, race, housing conditions, and unemployment. Aboriginal health … 56 $5.60 Add